The program provides a chance for students, faculty and the public to develop a better understanding of crime, and the methods used to solve and prevent crime.
Seminars will be held Fridays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Room 124 of Pastore Hall, 51 Lower College Road, Kingston. All are free and open to the public.
The schedule is as follows:
• Sept. 16, Priya Banerjee, Rhode Island medical examiner, “Death Investigations.”
• Sept. 23, Joseph Errera, retired FBI agent and forensic expert, “Forensics and Crime Scene Investigations.”
• Sept. 30, Adam Hall, instructor at Boston University, Biomedical Forensic Sciences, “Instrumental Analysis of Evidence.”
• Oct. 7, Marc Tobias, investigative attorney and lock specialist- author of Locks, Safes and Security: An International Police Reference, “Physical Security.”
• Oct. 14, Bob Leuci, retired New York police detective, author and URI professor, “Ethics and the Criminal Justice Employee.”
• Oct. 21, Bob Fitzpatrick, retired FBI agent who worked the James “Whitey” Bulger case, “The Essence of Profiling.”
• Oct. 28, Patricia Beauchamp, development manager at Outer Planet Missions, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, “Planetary Protection.”
• Nov. 4th, Amylynn Miller, supervisory special agent at the FBI Boston Division, “Contemporary Issues in the FBI.”
• Nov. 18, Rita Vazquez-Torres, of the Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, “Robotic Assistance in Disaster Prevention and Response and Forensic Analysis.”
• Dec. 2, Marina Carboni, of the Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, “Soldier Protection Against Blast Overpressure.”
• Dec. 9, Bob Fitzpatrick, retired FBI agent, “Betrayal- FBI Chase of ‘Whitey’ Bulger.”